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Did You Know

Newsletter - March 2020
• Block your dates & register for the 6th Project Management Regional Conference, India – 18th April 2020|Kolkata. Theme of the conference - Project Management in Entrepreneurial Innovation. To know more and register visit > https://www.pmi.org.in/pmrc20/index.html • Free PMP Practice Exam: Limited period opportunity Prepare for PMP Exam Success. Now when you pay your PMP exam fee, you will have unlimited access to 200 practice questions taken from recent PMP exams. See what areas need improvement to pass the exam because you'll get feedback if you answer a question incorrectly. For more details visit https://www.pmi.org/pmppracticeexam • PMI India Awards 2020: Excellent opportunity to showcase your projects and win a chance to be recognized at Project Management National Conference

Member Benefits

Newsletter - March 2020
PMI membership includes many free resources that can help you power your career and earn valuable PDUs. • 1000+ tools, templates and webinars • 4 virtual events each year • Discounts up to 30% off live events, online courses and popular books in the PMI Store • Networking with project managers around the world Plus, PMI membership includes free access to these digital publications: • PMBOK® Guide (available in 12 languages) • 19 digital editions of the PMI Standards • 57 digital editions of PMI-published books Happy Learning and earning PDUs!!! Feel free to revert for any further clarifications

PM Quiz

Newsletter - March 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: 1. When did the UN start celebrating International Women's Day? 2. Who was the first woman to fly around the world? 3. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel? 4. Who is the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade? 5. When did PMI Bangalore India Chapter conduct the first WiPM event? Answers: 1. 1975 2. Amelia Earhart 3. Arati Saha 4. Captain Tania Shergill 5. 22 September 2018  

PM Member’s Corner

Newsletter - March 2020
We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in February 2020. Members completing their Anniversaries in February 2020 A total number of 315 chapter members completed their anniversaries in the month of February 2020. We from the chapter would like to thank them all for being with us through thick and thin and support us for these long years. Some of the notable long terms (10 years and above) are given below. 16 Years (Since February 2004) • Mr. Rajagopalan Sundharesan 14 Years (Since February 2006) • Mr. Nilanjan Saha 13 Years (Since February 2007) • Mr. Arun Kharayat 12 Years (Since February 2008) • Mr. Narayanan Muthukrishnan • Mr. John Peter Devesahayam 11 Years (Since February 2009) • Mr. Hemakumar • Mr. Jagadish Suryanarayana • Mr. Saminathan T R •

PM Guest Article

Newsletter - March 2020
The Two Sides of Coin – Introspect and Unleash Bhuvaneswari, PMP Bhuvaneswari (also called Bhuvana) is a PMP certified project manager for 9+ years. She currently works for Jubilant Chemsys Limited. Her hobbies are singing, writing, and driving. She is a big supporter of empowering women. Introduction In a county like ours which has traditionally been a male dominated one, the concept of women empowerment, recognition, and acceptance of talent at the workplace are still matters of concern. There isn't any use in blaming the corporate culture when our socio economic contributions are still grounding our motherland to its conventional thought processes. There is not a domain today that is unexplored by women. In spite of inherent management abilities, have you wondered what makes the life o

PM Article

Newsletter - March 2020
Leadership Dilemma: Head versus Heart H L Uma, PMP With more than 28 years in the IT industry and an alumnus of UVCE, Uma has rich experience across organizations like IBM India, PCL Mindware and TCS. As a program and portfolio manager with IBM India, Uma has delivered multiple programs apart from driving various project management and lean initiatives. Uma is currently a portfolio management consultant with SABCONS. As a certified PfMP® and PMP®, her papers have been published in various PMI conferences. Transition from a team leader or a tech lead to a Project Manager is not easy. While business results matter and we, as project managers, become responsible for it, we also have the responsibility of managing our teams, which are as diverse as can be. Unlike our great epics of Ramayana a

PM Leadership

Newsletter - March 2020
Building World Class Institutions using Good Governance Nibu Thomas, PMP Nibu Thomas works as an Associate Director, Information development at Whatfix - a digital adoption startup. The article was compiled with inputs from Mr. Mandar Chitale, Mr. Ravi Murthy (IIIT Alumini from batch II), Mr. Rathinakumar B and Mr. G V Ranganatham. It's an institution that is 20 years old. (Like the PMI Bangalore Chapter!) Consider the following facts • One of the few institutions in India where entrance is based only on merit. • It competes with the IITs, charges higher fees, and is still a much sought-after institution • There were 4200 plus applicants to the first program they rolled out! • This institute ensures 100 percent placement. Down to the last student. • It's a completely autonomous institutio

Chapter News March 2020

Newsletter - March 2020
Arun Malavalli E&C PM Footprints: E&C PM Footprints was held on 8th February 2020. Mr. S.Dashna Murthy spoke on “Around the pumps and it's fundamentals” and Ms. Bharati Jajoo spoke on “Ergonomics at design stages”. Over 40 participants were present. PM Footprints: PM Footprints was held on 8th February 2020. Mr. Sumanth Shampur spoke on "Design Thinking is for Everyone”. Design Thinking helps in solving problems in an innovative and creative way. In this session, Sumanth Shampur explained how Design Thinking can fit easily into everyone's thought process. He demonstrated the application of Design Thinking tools through practical examples and videos. Mr. Jayesh Kalavara spoke on "Focus People – From Bricks, to the Build and to the Brand!". It was a full house with over 70 partic

Editor’s Note March 2020

Newsletter - March 2020
Editor's Note Dear Readers, On 8th March, International Women's Day is celebrated across the globe. Every nation is focused on uplifting the women in their countries and running multiple programs to ensure diversity and inclusion, gender equality etc. Countries and their governments focus only on one aspect of the whole drive. To enable the need to believe in themselves and are self-driven enough to ensure their women are progressing in every field they step in. The theme for this year's International Women's Day is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women's Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women's new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This theme is for all to celebrate womanh...

PM Quiz Jan 2020

Newsletter - January 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: What is the major difference between EEFs and OPAs? Which 3 skills are demonstrated by the top 2% project managers as per research? Once a project management plan is baselined, how can it be changed? ____ describes the series of phases a project passes through from its inception to the end. What would you call a quantitative assessment of the likely resource costs to complete an activity? Answers: EEFs generally originate from outside the organization while OPAs are internal to the organization. Superior Relationship, Communication Skills, Positive Attitude. Through the Perform Integrated Change Control Process. Project Lifecycle. A cost estimate.